volume 38, issue 8, P610-614 2010
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.02.014
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Dounia Kamal, Pierre Breton, Pierre Bouletreau

Abstract: Described first by Slavin and colleagues in 1989, Facial infiltrating lipomatosis is a rare congenital disorder in which mature lipocytes invade adjacent tissue. The phenotypic features include soft-tissue and skeletal hypertrophy, premature dental eruption, and regional macrodontia. Due to its diffuse infiltration and involvement of important facial structures, complete surgical excision is often impossible. The aetiology, natural history, optimal management, and relationship to other disorders of fatty overg…

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